Apple iPhone 5s vs Apple iPad mini 3 vs Apple iPad Air

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Display

Size:

4.0 inches
7.9 inches
9.7 inches

Resolution:

1136 x 640 pixels, 326 PPI
1536 x 2048 pixels, 324 PPI
1536 x 2048 pixels, 264 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

60.82 %
71.82 %
71.65 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A7
Apple A7
Apple A7

Processor:

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit, 28 nm
Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit
Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit

GPU:

PowerVR G6430
PowerVR G6430
PowerVR G6430

RAM:

1GB LPDDR3
1GB LPDDR3
1GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

64GB, not expandable
128GB
128GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Tablet
Tablet

OS:

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)

Battery

Capacity:

1570 mAh
6350 mAh
8820 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
5 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
5 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 32 mm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS
Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling
Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling

Front:

1.2 MP
1.2 MP
1.2 MP

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
7.87 x 5.30 x 0.30 inches (200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm)
9.45 x 6.67 x 0.30 inches (240 x 169.5 x 7.5 mm)

Weight:

3.95 oz (112.0 g)
12.03 oz (341.0 g)
16.86 oz (478.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (swipe)

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other
Right: Volume control, Other
Right: Volume control, Other

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Space gray
Gold, Gray
Black, Gray, Silver, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE, HSPA, UMTS
LTE, HSPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers
Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

TV-out
TV-out
TV-out

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
Yes
Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot

USB:

Lightning
Lightning
Lightning

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

Flight mode, Silent mode
Flight mode, Silent mode

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 20, 2013
Oct 16, 2014
Oct 22, 2013

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2642A link
BCGA1600 link
BCGA1475 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.18 W/kg

Body:

1.18 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg
1.29 W/kg
1.33 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.20 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 729
$ 929

In The Box:

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 10, 2013
Oct 16, 2014
Oct 22, 2013
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